Philip Watson, who was riding a motorcycle, died at the scene of the crash with a car on November 19.
The crash closed the Lindis Pass on State Highway 8 for much of the day.
The driver and sole occupant of the car was airlifted to Lakes District Hospital in Queenstown with moderate injuries.
A 28-year-old Auckland woman has been charged with aggravated careless driving causing death in relation to the crash.
She appeared in person before a registrar in Queenstown District Court on November 20 and was remanded on bail to reappear in court on January 8 next year.